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7 things you didn’t know about pumpkins

They’re everywhere. There’s no escape. They’ve surrounded me. Gormless, fierce and angry carved orange faces in every corner of my town. Somebody do something! Of course, I’m talking about pumpkins. We decided to look into some facts about the popular autumnal food as well as some ridiculous things people have…

The struggle for a day for dads

All over the world, people have a unique and special relationship with their old man. Some good, some not so much, but unique all in their own way. Reflective about the fact that Father’s Day is here in Australia, it got me pondering about the history of a day dedicated…

What I never told my dad

Each and every one of us has a special and unique relationship with our old man. But we’d be lying if we said we didn’t hide secrets, large and small, from them. It’s Father’s Day coming up in Australia, so we thought what better way to celebrate our new book…

Keep calm and support England

It’s finally here! The World Cup is underway and I can practically hear the roars of my fellow England supporters as the Three Lions get ready to take on Tunisia in their first match. It’s a match I’ll be watching even more closely than normal (I’ll get to that in…

Dads are just kids who can drive

In all sorts of ways, dads are just kids with driving licenses and facial hair. It doesn’t matter that they might spend 40 hours each week in a boring office or that they play the voice of reason in sibling arguments. Their inner child is never far from the surface.…

What’s so special about 21st birthdays?

Now, if there’s a birthday to celebrate I will put my hand up and say that my interest is very much pricked. Cake, beer (and if you’re lucky a barbecue too). Whilst I was devouring my well-done beef and red pepper burger slathered with ketchup at the last birthday celebration…

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